The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 12 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 76 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.10% 19.59% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.15% 21.71% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27 59 11
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +109.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 350 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.16% 90.21% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 220 294 205
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 31 (57.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (51.85%) MS Excel
4 26 (48.15%) C#
5 25 (46.30%) Oracle
5 25 (46.30%) Performance Management
5 25 (46.30%) Coaching
5 25 (46.30%) People Management
6 22 (40.74%) .NET
7 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 14 (25.93%) WCF
9 13 (24.07%) Degree
9 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
10 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
11 10 (18.52%) Scrum
12 8 (14.81%) Java
12 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.81%) Linux
12 8 (14.81%) jQuery
13 7 (12.96%) Web Services
14 6 (11.11%) SQL
14 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
14 6 (11.11%) Web Development
15 5 (9.26%) Ajax
15 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (9.26%) C++
15 5 (9.26%) JUnit
15 5 (9.26%) EJB
15 5 (9.26%) J2EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 28 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Simulink
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) JUnit
1 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) MSTest
4 1 (1.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.70%) Avionics
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Development Manager
2 15 (27.78%) Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 12 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Senior Development Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Trainee
5 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Trainee Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) .NET
2 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (25.93%) WCF
4 8 (14.81%) jQuery
5 7 (12.96%) Web Services
6 5 (9.26%) XML
6 5 (9.26%) JSP
6 5 (9.26%) Struts
6 5 (9.26%) EJB
6 5 (9.26%) J2EE
6 5 (9.26%) Ajax
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.56%) CSS
7 3 (5.56%) HTML
8 2 (3.70%) WinForms
8 2 (3.70%) GTK+
9 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.85%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (46.30%) Performance Management
3 25 (46.30%) Coaching
3 25 (46.30%) People Management
4 10 (18.52%) Scrum
5 6 (11.11%) Web Development
5 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.26%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) MVC
8 3 (5.56%) CRM
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
8 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Product Management
9 2 (3.70%) OO
9 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.85%) OOD
10 1 (1.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) C#
2 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) C++
6 4 (7.41%) C
6 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.70%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) ISEB
2 5 (9.26%) Sun Certification
3 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
1 2 (3.70%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (46.30%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Sun
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